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Staying Motivated ~ Creatively

One of the differences between being an ordinary artist and an extraordinary one is that an extraordinary artist has the ability to stay motivated and passionate. In fact, the most important attribute that helps a person become a successful artist is not whether they have talent, but whether they can stay with it and sustain their motivation to paint. Creating art is not easy. It requires constant focus, a huge amount of discipline. and a strong ego to weather feelings of rejection, anger, frustration, discouragement, and occasional self-loathing. As an artist, your goal is to produce quality art consistently and…

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Rogue Gallery and Art Center Career Development Workshops in March

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s (RGAC) Artist Professional Development Series this March features four Saturday workshops with valuable information for all artists wishing to jump-start or refresh their creative careers. Read on to learn more…

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Reader Contribution: The importance of innovation in art

This gallery of brilliant ATT ads, forwarded to us by more than one Art Matters! reader, demonstrates the effective use of innovative techniques in art. One might say the artist(s) who got this gig are lucky, but a lot of originality, hard work, determination and creativity came first! Keep creating, everyone!

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Cheryl D. Garcia named Resident Artist of South Stage Cellars and Quail Run Vineyard

Garcia’s artworks will remain on display indefinitely at South Stage Cellar’s Tasting Room in Jacksonville. “California Poppies,” the landmark outdoor sculptural pieces, will be welcoming visitors to Jacksonville as they pass Quail Run Vineyard through at least August 2011

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